The six-member technical panel of inquiry inaugurated up by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to investigate the cause of the collapsed 21-storey building in Ikoyi, Lagos, has sighted lack of quality control, quality assurance, among others as reasons the building collapsed.
Nigeria has secured a new set of military gear and they are massive. The Nigerian Army recently unveiled 60 new VP1 Type Tracked Armoured Personnel Carriers to expand it armory.
On Monday, a 21-storey building collapsed in the Ikoyi area of Lagos, trapping an estimated 50 people. Over 20 people have so far been confirmed dead and brought out of the rubble but there have also been survivors. As emergency workers continue their quest to hopefully get more people out alive, here's what we know so far about the November 1 disaster.
11 Dec 2019
Foreigners living in Nigeria have been assured of their safety after the attack on a Cameroonian and his Hungarian wife in Ikoyi, Lagos. The family was attacked on Sunday night at home in Ikoyi. The man was stabbed and he is in critical condition while his wife was killed.
7 Dec 2019
The recent death of five inmates at the Ikoyi custodial centre has once again drawn attention to the state of Nigeria correctional centres and welfare of inmates. They were electrocuted, after an electric wire snapped and fell on a cell. The cell meant to accommodate 35 inmates, housed about 140 of them at the time of the incident.
7 Nov 2019
The one person trapped in the rubble of a two-story building that collapsed in Ikoyi has been brought out dead while four others are injured.
24 Feb 2019
The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has frowned at those questioning what bullion vans were doing in his Bourdillon home in Ikoyi, Lagos State a day before the commencement of the 2019 general elections.
22 Jul 2017
Ikoyi loot recovery - reps meet Magu over monies found in Osborne towers.
27 Apr 2017
Ikoyi cash haul - House of reps to probe source of funds.